How far is Columbus from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Columbus. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 282.786 miles
- 455.100 kilometers
- 245.734 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 282.272 miles
- 454.272 kilometers
- 245.287 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) to John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) is 1 hour 2 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (141 pounds).
Chicago to Columbus flight path
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Columbus (CMH).